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cheats of all kinds. it's a world u.s. law enforcement has rarely been able to penetrate. so the idea the ubs, one of switzerland's largest banks, would agree to turn over information on thousands of american tax cheats would have once been unthinkable. but it happened in part because of a whistle-blower who i sat down with in 2010. for his efforts he's been rewarded with a federal prison term and the possibility of endless riches. though he was born and raised in the boston area, bradley birkenfeld spent most of the last decade living in switzerland, helping wealthy americans hide their money. he was based in geneva, where he says there may be more money-counting machines than parking meters, in a country that once bragged it had more banks than dentists. >> it's not swiss money in those banks. it's foreigners'. you have a culture there that has been ingrained in society about managing people's money, protected by swiss bank secrecy. >> and who has a right to that information under swiss law? >> only the banker and the bank itself. >> how unusual is it for a swiss banker to come forw
. it's a world u.s. law enforcement has rarely been able to penetrate. so the idea the ubs, one of switzerland's largest banks, would agree to turn over information on thousands of american tax cheats would have once been unthinkable. but it happened in part because of a whistle-blower who i sat down with in 2010. for his efforts he's been rewarded with a federal prison term and the possibility of endless riches. though he was born and raised in the boston area, bradley birkenfeld spent most of the last decade living in switzerland, helping wealthy americans hide their money. he was based in geneva, where he says there may be more money-counting machines than parking meters, in a country that once bragged it had more banks than dentists. >> it's not swiss money in those banks. it's foreigners'. you have a culture there that has been ingrained in society about managing people's money, protected by swiss bank secrecy. >> and who has a right to that information under swiss law? >> only the banker and the bank itself. >> how unusual is it for a swiss banker to come forward and say,
together. >> do you expect his successor to have a change relative to the u.s.? >> there are going to be some challenges -- channels of communications. i do not expect best friends between america and united states but i expect the town to get better. it is in a terrible state. they have the highest inflation in latin america. they have food court -- of food shortages all over the place. that is why hugo chavez has come back to calm things down. they are in for a rough time. >> any guess on who the successor might be? >> his current vice-president is in the best position. hugo chavez designated him in december. he does not have his charisma, but he is in the strongest position right now. >> in other news, a former u.s. prosecutor house called for the international court to investigate war crimes in syria. he is working on an inquiry into the syrian conflict, reporting on human-rights violations of both sides. including the use of mass executions and the imprisonment of children. evidence has gathered more than 500 syrian refugees. people have been reported to be wounded in a clash
community to curb the flow of arms into syria. another member of the u.s. senate has decided to step aside. republican mike johanns of nebraska announced today he will not seek a second term next year. in a statement, he said he wants to spend more time with his family, after spending 32 of his 62 years in various offices. johanns is the fifth senator to announce plans to retire next year. a hall of fame figure in pro basketball, former los angeles lakers owner jerry buss, died today. he'd battled cancer for months. buss ran the lakers for nearly 34 years, and they won ten n.b.a. championships during that time. along the way, he brought in star players from kareem abdul- jabbar to magic johnson to kobe bryant. he was also one of the first owners to create his own cable tv network, and sell the naming rights to his arena. jerry buss was 80 years old. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: and we turn to this weekend's protests and the big debate over the extension of an oil pipeline from canada into the u.s. as the u.s. tries to navigate between clean ene
to make this country mad? canada has made it clear that it could retaliate against the u.s. do we need to be worried about this? >> that is a great question. they are part of nafta. most of americans do not realize that our number one trading partner is not china, it is canada. i just really do not understand the rationale of not building this. it was the first reason that president obama gave. now, i see no reason, other than kowtowing to the very radical environmentalists and not bringing this to america. dagen: thank you very much. steve moore from the "wall street journal." thanks again. >> thank you, dagen. dagen: let's take a look at the u.s. dollar. trading down versus other major currencies today. agreeing not to target the exchange rates of world currencies. concerns that competitive devaluation could spark a currency war. let's just say, g20 kind of poo-poo'd this. are we not the biggest culprit through the federal reserve of weakening the dollar? >> well, with the federal reserve, their quantitative easing program has been having side effects. i think it is important to reco
immigrants on a pooth to u.s. citizenship. how it could complicate bipartisan efforts to pass immigration reform. >>> breaking the glass ceiling at nearly 200 miles an hour. danica patrick's historic achievement that could make us all proud, women drivers, huh. no more comments like that from you, jon scott. jon: okay. jenna: it's all "happening now." jenna: jon never made a rude comment about women drivers. i was just teasing. jon: i never have ridden in a car with you, at least with you behind the wheel. jenna: probably a good thing. hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. we begin with a tragic tend to a troubled country star. investigators say mindy mccready died apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at her home arkansas. she rose to the top of the charts with its like "10,000 angels" and "guys do it all the time" before personal problems sidetracked to her career. mccready's boyfriend and the father of her youngest son died one month ago on the same porch where her body was found over the weekend. casey stiegel is live from the dallas bureau. her buy friend also took
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for what organizers dubbed the largest climate rally in u.s. history. the "forward on climate" event urged the president to reject the keystone pipeline and commit the u.s. to binding limits on emissions of greenhouse gases. indigenous leaders chief jacqueline thomas and casey camp spoke. >> it puts at risk my neighbors to the east of me that live at the tarzans. the government does not recognize these people, and these people have been dying a mysterious cancers, their water is polluted, their animals are sick, and mother earth is sick. >> we're here to make a difference. we're here to be in solidarity with all of us to understand that we have a very slim opportunity to make human life continue to exist. that is our choice. >> groups opposing coal production, nuclear power and hydraulic fracturing for natural gas participated in the protest as did a number of interfaith organizations. several smaller parallel rallies were held in cities across the country. more after headlines. if the obama administration has confirmed reports it's drafted a backup plan should congress fail to pass congre
so much that it makes the u.s. more competitive. watch out, china. of course the president opposes fracking, but the impact on businesses dramatic. lower wages, fuelling the renaissance. our labor backed president does not go for that either. take a look at the states that have seen the biggest creation of manufacturing jobs. it is interesting because a lot of these states are not friendly to government's interference, like taxes. there is also a right to work state, indiana. tennessee, south carolina, washington, places where government has succeeded by standing of the weight. that is the path we should follow. prepared to be dazzled as we go behind the scenes of new york's fashion week with designers. and does it feel like you will never retire? some people think rich people are better off but a new survey has surprising details. ♪ friday night, buddy. you are gonna need a wingman. and with my cash back, you are money. forget him. my airline miles will take your game worldwide. what i'm really looking for is -- i got two words for you -- re-wards. ♪ there's got to be better
but secure. >> reporter: in the rugged terrain south of tucson, arizona, advocates concerned about u.s. border security took matters into their own hands and placed motion-sensitive hidden cameras on known smuggling trails and this is their video, revealing wave after wave of mexican drug and immigrant smugglers, some of them heavily armed, who cross the border and travel miles north inside the united states. >> you got a trail coming in. >> reporter: it's why rancher david beckham made the painful decision to move his family off his land, 12 miles north of the mexican border, because of all the armed smugglers crossing his property, threatening his home. >> it was unsafe. i couldn't -- i couldn't see raising our children -- you know, i was afraid to let the kids go out, even during the day. >> reporter: residents here in this rugged desert say in the daytime, it is relatively quiet, but all of that changes as night falls and the land comes alive. recently, neighboring rancher jim chilton found a mexican drug smuggler's camp on his land, ten miles north of the border. the next day ther
he has the perfect defense against criminal prosecution in the u.s. running for public office. he's running for a senate seat in australia and said the u.s. would drop its investigation rather than risk a diplomatic incident. he plans to start a wikileaks party which will run on a platform of transparency in government. >>> in news 4 for your health, say -- there was no increased risk of breast and gynecological cancers from in vitro fertilization. it includes drugs that stimulate ovulation. they've linked treatment to a higher risk of cancer. other studies have not found a connection. >>> your kids are watching us right now, you might want to limit how much tv they watch later today. a new study suggests that children who watch too much television may turn into more aggressive adults. researchers tracked a thousand kids born in the early '70s in new zealand. those kids who watched the most tv were more likely to be convicted of a crime and be more anti-social as adults. the results are not necessarily the result of too much tv. >>> the united nations is reviewing ways to prevent
to pass a background check, learn english and u.s. history, and pay back taxes. susan mcginnis with more now from washington. susan, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. it is not clear whether the white house leaked this plan on purpose or not, but either way, lawmakers here on capitol hill want that plan tabled so that a group of senators known as the gang of eight can continue their work on a bipartisan bill. the white house is responding after a draft of its version of an immigration reform bill was leaked to the press this weekend. the white house says it's simply a backup plan. >> we will be prepared with our own plan if these ongoing talks between republicans and democrats up on capitol hill break down. >> white house sources tell cbs news this wasn't a planned leak but some republicans are skeptical. >> leaks don't happen in washington by accident. this raises the question many of us continue to wonder about. does the president really want a result or does he want another to beat up the republicans so he can get political advantage in t
when claims for unemployment benefits in the u.s. were the highest in nearly 30 years. in december 2008, just before all the speeches and parties of inauguration day, scott pelley headed to ohio to find out what questions the families in wilmington were asking. >> are we going to lose our home? you know, are we going to be able to pay our property taxes? what are we're gonna do for insurance? what are we're gonna do for food? you know, and these are questions that you'd never think that you'd ask yourself, you know. and now they're discussions in the home. >> bear hug, big. >> [grunting] i love you, buddy. >> mike o'machearley is losing the job that helps support four children and a grandson. they always say that god closes a door, he opens another one. we have faith that he will. >> faith is what sustains wilmington now. settled by quakers 200 years ago, it's a community with such an all-american look, that it seems like a movie set. about 12,000 people live here, and many, like o'machearley, work in the last industry you'd expect in a laid-back town. in 1980 airborne express turned wi
in the u.s. were the highest in nearly 30 years. in december 2008, just before all the speeches and parties of inauguration day, scott pelley headed to ohio to find out what questions the families in wilmington were asking. >> are we going to lose our home? you know, are we going to be able to pay our property taxes? what are we're gonna do for insurance? what are we're gonna do for food? you know, and these are questions that you'd never think that you'd ask yourself, you know. and now they're discussions in the home. >> bear hug, big. >> [grunting] i love you, buddy. >> mike o'machearley is losing the job that helps support four children and a grandson. they always say that god closes a door, he opens another one. we have faith that he will. >> faith is what sustains wilmington now. settled by quakers 200 years ago, it's a community with such an all-american look, that it seems like a movie set. about 12,000 people live here, and many, like o'machearley, work in the last industry you'd expect in a laid-back town. in 1980 airborne express turned wilmington's abandoned air force base into a
states serving life sentences for first-time truck offenses -- drug offenses. life sentences. the u.s. supreme court upheld life sentences for first-time drug offenders against an eighth amendment challenge that such sentences were cruel and unusual in violation of the eighth amendment, and the u.s. supreme court said, no, no, it's not cruel and unusual punishment to sentence a young man to life in imprisonment for a first-time drug offense even though virtually no other country in the world because such a thing. so we've got to end this idea that the criminals are them, not us. and instead say there but for the grace of god go i. all of us have made mistakes in our lives, taken wrong turns. but only some of us have been required to pay for those mistakes for the rest of our lives. in fact, president barack obama himself has admitted to more than a little bit of drug use in his lifetime. he's admitted to using marijuana and cocaine in his youth. and if he hadn't been raised by white grand parents in hawaii, if he hadn't done much of his illegal drug use on predominantly white college
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billion u.s., ten trillion yen, 2.2% of gdp. a lot of that would go to infrastructure, a lot to the north to the earthquake area, but, of course, we've seen 14 such packages since the late 1990s. and this one has to be different. and also he's pressing the bank of japan. last time i was here was to introduce governor shirakawa several years ago who i think is a very good governor of one of the major central banks in the world, pressing him to put in more monetary stimulus which i think is necessary. but i, one of the points that was made right in this room several years ago by governor shirakawa, and i've been with him three times in the last two months, is, you know, monetary and fiscal stimulus aren't enough n. the case of japan, you need major deregulation. i think major structural reforms, deregulation in the service area. so, hopefully, that'll all flow into the package of the new prime minister. certainly, a tough job -- it's a tough job, but this is the world's third largest economy, and if we don't get japan moving with some of the other problems with europe, etc., i think the wor
reportedly accused the u.s. state department of being an adjunct of the israeli foreign ministry. the speech was not recorded, but fox news has spoken to the former new jersey congressional candidate who last week tipped off lawmakers to those comments and he is standing by his climbs that that's exactly what chuck hagel said and that's not the first controversial comment the man who would like to run our defense department has made about our close ally israel. however, he's denying he said it. none the less, in the wake of the controversy, now it appears that some democrats, the president's pick, some democrats may be second guessing president obama's pick for secretary of defense. take a listen how journalist bob woodward put it on fox news sunday. >> i understand some of them eventually called the white house and said, is hagel going to withdraw, would he consider withdrawing. the answer is an emphatic no. i wonder if the democrats are kind of ever looking and asking what really is the fundamental question here, is he the best person to be secretary of defense. >> megyn: chris stirewalt h
. he was scheduled to run in australia, brazil, the u.s., the uk and russia. while pistorius is in court on tuesday for a bail hearing, reeva's family says they'll be a memorial service for her as producers of her reality show released this farewell message from her, meant to be to the cast, but which now becomes her last words, her last good-bye. >> i take with me so many amazing memories and things that are in here and in here that i'll treasure forever. i'm going to miss you all so much. i love you very, very much. >> what a sad story that is. robyn kurnow reporting for us. we'll have more on that later here in "the situation room" as well. other news we're following including some painful budget cuts that will be felt by all of us. they're not only days away, they could affect you in some unexpected ways. plus, senator john mccain is alleging a massive cover-up on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> so it's the state department's fault? who would you blame? who is responsible then? i've always had to keep my eye on her... but, i didn't always wa
% of the u.s. housing market. so that will be a critical read on recovery in the housing market and also a fresh look the consumer price index. we know that gas prices are squeezing. gas prices are 20 cents high they are week than they were the same time last year. 20 cents higher. and you're taking less out of your paycheck because of payroll tax holiday expired. for those of you really worried about gas prices in new york and chicago. you're going to hit $4 a gallon earlier than we ever have in the year. so brace yourself there. also brace yourself if you're a federal worker. you're facing a furlough, unpaid days off. you can blame the sequester. a controller for the office of management and budget said this won't happen until after march 1st. that's when the massive spending cuts begin if congress doesn't act the sequester. federal employees must give a 30-day notice before furlough. unions that represent the workers right now having a big part in how that's going to happen and when. but there are 2.1 million federal employees that fall under this cost cutting measure. so tough choice
it is traded in u.s. dollars? >> what he is doing is printing a ton of dollars if. if you increase the supply of anything you tend to lower the price. so the exchange rate for the u.s. dollar is going down. this is will gradually going down. the world oil market is priced in u.s. dollars. so you have to compensate so up goes the price of oil and, therefore, up goes the price of gasoline. right now everybody's paycheck is lower after the social security tax increases of january 1st and everybody's gas bill is going straight up. you have very limited retail sales in the post holiday season this could slow the economy. it's the inflation that everybody can see and feel every day. you get in your car and drive past the gas station you can see the price going up. >> steve: do you remember five or six years when the price of gasoline was going up, george bush is responsible for this. he has pals in the gas business, they are just getting taken. and you said highest gas in february you are only person talking about it. >> i'm waiting for schumann shoe march demanding an investigation of the oil prod
killed and another 125 wounded. the blasts mainly targeted outdoor markets. the u.s. embassy has condemned the attacks. >>> a cuban blogger and fierce critic of the cuban government finally got to leave havana today at least for 80 days. he had been refused an exit visa for years. she's headed on an 80 day tour of ten countries including the u.s. she said she doesn't plan to temper her criticism just because she got the exit visa but she acknowledged it could be her last trip out of the country. >>> in a snowy southern russia they're still cleaning up broken glass and still trying to calm down after that meteor plowed into the earth the other day. some people near the impact site say they're afraid to stand near windows remembering that cosmic explosion friday morning that injured more than 1,000 people and damaged thousands of buildings. >>> now to israel and the strange case of prisoner "x." his apparent suicide inside an israeli prison was kept under wraps for two years because of extreme censorship. his identity has been revealed opening a host of new questions with few answe
anxiousness on our u.s. supreme court to exhibit their tolerance in our united states for the same-sex marriage that we all deserve. [ applause ] i also wanted to again, acknowledge that this is the season of giving, and hope that you will join us from now to the end of january, and a donation in the city hall when you have to
. >> the japanese yen has continued its slide against the u.s. dollar today. they were not following a lack of restraint against the japanese authorities. it was thought the central bankers meeting over the weekend were calling for governments to stop taking action to weaken their currencies, but the final communique out of japan is criticism over the recent weakness. let's have a quick look to see how european markets are fairing. as we can see, a mixture across the board. being led lower by weaker mining stocks, all of it being affected by the equities there being closed for presidents day. that is all for me. i will be back with a bit more. >> thank you very much. the latest headlines from bbc news, david cameron promises to make it easier for indian students to trade and study in the uk as he kicks off his tour of mumbai. hugo chavez from -- announcing his return to the country after cancer surgery. the bbc has apologized for any disruption that has been caused to the broadcast today as some members of the national union of journalists have walked out in protest against compulsory redun
's headlines from around the globe. "los angeles times" says the u.s. forces prepared to comply with afghan strike limits. >>> the norm timeses says the white house plan s tos to conduct a project. it would gain insight into perception and consciousness. >>> "the washington post" says republicans are sending signals that chuck hagel's bid to become defense defense de de-secretary of state will come up. they say there's a reasonable time to have those questions'ed. >>> and "usa today" says hugo chavez made a return. it was announced via the president's official twitter >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by aarp. real possibilities. >>> people all over the world are looking up after a series of close encounters with meteors and asteroids. we'll find out this morning how scientists keep track of these space rocks before they get this close. >>> plus danica patrick makes history at daytona, becoming the fastest qualifier for the great american race. >> there's a lot of things and people that go into getting a full position at the daytona 500. i'm a smal
of the american and u.s. airways big merger. >>> major distillery has heard your protests. mark's mark bourbon will not lower the alcohol content. beginning this morning, bottles will be back to 90 proof. the company heard thousands of bourbon drinkers. >>> the latest "died hard" movie lived well. "a good day to die hard" is the fifth install nmt the bruce willis action series that, believer it or not, began in 1988, 25 years ago. and sweetly, it took in $25 million over the weekend. "identity thief" right behind and "safe haven" in third. >>> coming up next on this monday, the shocking slap. an airline passenger hitting the toddler next to him. now he's out of a job. >>> and from kobe to king james, an all-stop wrap up from the nba opinion [ male announcer ] how do you measure happiness? by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how about...by the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. can your moisturizer do that? [ female announcer ] dermatologist recommended aveeno has an oat formula, now p
. only 100,000 people in the u.s. suffer from it. the hope is the device can be used to treat millions who can't see. >> i really think the future for this is going to be big. >> that really is incredible. and it did not come cheap at all, $100 million in public money and $100 million in private money to get to that technology. >> two clinical trials, 20 years of trying this. and this is the kind of story you always hear about some kind of development to help people who don't have an arm or leg, but sight is one of the most precious things that we have. to be able to finally, at least to some degree, recover that, that has to be incredible for those people. i can't even imagine. >> props to our tech and medical personnel. that made that woman's life a whole lot better. >>> still ahead, it used to be a dark and shadowy kind of world. >> but thanks to a popular book series is now coffee talk. a look at real life "50 shades of grey" coming up next. >>> "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. ♪ >>> it is called mommy porn. the steamy trilogy "50 shades of grey" that
being filed against him in the u.s. he spoke from the embassy in london where he was granted asylum in june. his supporters in australia have put his name in the run for the senate. >>> pope benedict is behind closed doors for traditional lenten prayer. thousands gathered yesterday to say goodbye to the pope. he will host his last blessing next sunday followed by a nine general audience on february 27th, the day before he officially steps down. >>> an amazing fact about friday's meteor strike in russia. shockwaves were felt by nuclear sensors halfway around the world. friday's mid-air explosion over central russia had the force of 30 hiroshima nuclear bombs. more than half of the glass that was broken has been replaced. several so-called meteor pieces are already on sale on ebay, but as the saying goes, buyer beware. >> 1 million square feet of glass shattered when that hit. >> that is incredible. i need to go to my backyard and get some rocks. >> some meteor rocks. >> of course. let me clarify. >>> just a week after getting slammed by that monster blizzard, parts of the northeast a
a special visa for illegal immaterial grants allowing them to stay in the u.s. only those who have been convicted of less than three crimes and spent no more than a year in prison. a bipartisan deal is also in the works which would require full boarder security before pathway to citizenship is offered. >>> meanwhile, senator john mccain is speaking out about the delay to vote on the defense d secretary pick. republicans should stop stalling a vote despite a his belief that chuck hagel is not qualified to run the pentagon. >> making headlines around the region now, the investigation continues into a house fire in southeast that critically injuredt a little girl. g flames ripped through this home on 33rd street yesterday morning.ay the 4 year old girl remains in the hospital. a 2 year old boy and three adults were treated for minor injuries. the home's owner is charged with felony threats and simple assault. investigators say he made threats against one of the women living at that home while crews worked to put out the flames.t >>> police on the eastern shore are investigating the murder
-- mortality. what's interesting to study in u.s. sank in and one predictor of your life span now is your education. what's interesting about what we've done in health care, spending 18% over health care on health care, we have nothing left for social priority. all of which are likely to drive -- i'm not putting down the doctors. i'm appreciative of health care, but systemically this is bankrupting us in exposing us to a variety of problems that are really extreme. >> okay, just as a reminder we're on c-span so give your name and your affiliation and keep your question briefly so we can get to as many questions as possible. >> john, fox business. in my television simplistic way, so what's your solution? your wonderful speech, sounds like an argument for more consumer driven health care, more of a market, but i hear you're a single-payer guy spent i'm sort of a combination of extreme left and extreme right. i just like extremes. i think we need national health insurance, but i think it has to be defined as catastrophic. and i think interestingly what has to happen over time, we need to mak
to the constitution which abolished slavery in the u.s. jurisdiction these landmark documents of the freedom reside here at the national archives but they are filled with documents that tell the story of the emancipation of the individual level. the letter from a black soldier to the enslaved wife assures her there's a present national difficulties are great yet i look forward to a brighter day and the one asked president lincoln if she were signing the nitze push proclamation sadly the answer was no because she was in maryland, a border state unaffected by the decree. the first-person accounts of the slaves on sob files provide a window on to the world before and after the war. some talk of choosing a name tabare as a free person and others describe the long searches to reunite their families. milestones denied to and enslaved population, marriage, going to school now become popular for free people and our tremendous holdings that contains stories of the struggles and achievements. historians on the panel looked at the records and as other research institutions and the investigations we are lucky
area church the u.s. requires something short of a miracle. >> rainfall huryour full forecast with a big up. the ab the above bonn' the abot >> >> bob >a convicted rapist is behind bars after fleeing to20-year old spencer scarber was arrested by mexican thursday on suspicion of identification. scarber has been wanted since fleeing fresno county three days before he was convicted of rape. robbery. and burglary charges. his father kyle scarber. an along with his mother and sister were arrested on saturday for allegedly helping scarber escape. *supporting accused cop demonstrated in front of an l-a police department. the protesters said, saturday, they didn't agree with dorner's actions, but brutality and corruption. some say they believe in the l-a-p-d. others accused police of acting as "judge, jury, and executioner" by killing dorner. he's accused of killing four people, citing his motive as revenge for his dismisal by the l-a-p-d. family and friends are gathering together to remember those lost in the rhode island ten years ago. the ten year anniversary of the fire falls on
woods. woods who traditionally avoided politics played with mr. obama. u.s. trade representative ron kirk and democratic donor and golf course answerer jim crane. with the president on the course and a congress on a recess the clock is ticking for a deadline for automatic budget cuts. the cuts known as the sequestration would eliminate more than $85 billion in spending this year. half from defense half from domestic programs. the cuts take effect march 1st unless a compromise can be reached. bill plante joins us from washington with more on that bill, good evening. >> good evening, jeff. you know now that most of official washington does believe that those spending cuts are going to happen at the beginning of march politicians of both parties are putting more effort as fixing blame for the cuts than avoiding them. the new white house chief of staff said the president is dedicated to preventing the cuts but that republicans aren't cooperating. >> what our friends in the house have told us is that they will not even consider anything that includes-- increased revenues. not even closing
in battle between republican lawmakers and the administration over the attack on the u.s. mission in libya. >>> well you've probably already noticed this but the price of gas has risen 32 straight days. this morning the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas is $3.69. that's up 14 cents from a week ago and 43 cents a gallon from last month. experts say rising oil prices, reductions in cuts are all adding to the dramatic increase. >>> well arkansas law enforcement officials say troubled country sing erminedy mccready has apparently taken her own life. she was found with a single bullet to the held. her talent was overtaken by her personal problems. the 37-year-old entered court-ordered rehab this month. her two sons were put in foster care. her long-time boyfriend david wilson died last month and his death was also investigated as a suicide. >>> and oscar pistorius's track career has been put on hold while he fights charges of murder. the double amputee olympian is defending charges that he kills his girlfriend. funeral services for her will held tomorr
city in the u.s. and over 40 million tourists visit the city every year. the 1.3 billion gallons of water required every day are delivered by a system of extraordinary scale and complex engineering. man: water is essential to the economic viability of new york city. reliable infrastructure and reliable delivery of water is a must. you have to reinvest in the infrastructure every single minute to keep it current. hurwitz: we have the stock exchange, we have the united nations -- failure can have a dramatic impact on the nation, and even internationally. so there's a really keen awareness that you always have to be fixing the system. things corrode, they rust. they get to where you turn them on and nothing happens. but it is so totally used in every nook and cranny, that making any accommodation to shut it down, to do something to it, is very difficult. narrator: two massive underground tunnels, called simply tunnel 1 and tunnel 2, provide most of the city's water supply. they run hundreds of feet below manhattan, far deeper than the subways. built at the beginning of the 20th cent
. cemeteried by russia. they are supporting him and he has a long way to go. >> the u.s. has not intervened in syria as why did in libya. what is the difference here? >> you have the russians protecting syria in the united nations .... and second of all, you are learning now after the third or fourth time. the devil we know and what israel is looking at is it better thant devil we don't know. syrian rebels have ties to al qaeda. you think about what libya had in terms of womans. that is tonka toyce in tef of the syria with the defense . get to iranians in termless of tankings and armored personnel carriers. the stakings are much higher and united states and staud saud backing off and you know, we may not want to stee how it terms out and let them fight amongst themselves before the rebels are going to win. >> you covered the hot spots. you are right there on the front line. you ever get scared doing this stuff? >> being scared is what keeping you alive and you hope your mom is not watching. >> i bet she is. >> she does. >> it is great have you you here. be care employ. >> the sounds you are
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